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summer events in Kent

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June 14, 2024 · 10 MIN READ

Now that summer is quickly approaching it is time to start planning how you are going to spend your time in Kent over the next few months.

Whether you are from the area or you are planning a holiday here for the summer this list of events will be perfect for you. We have done all the research and put together this list of things that are on across the summer that are close to our holiday resort. From unique experience to fun family days out there is something for everyone in the list below.

what's on

summer events in Kent

Deal Food & Drink Festival

where? Deal Castle, Marine Rd, Walmer, Deal, CT14 7BA

closest resort? Canterbury Reach

when? 29th August – 1st September

time? 10am – 6.30pm

how much? Free

other info:

  • enjoy this festival by the iconic castle
  • live music stage, fairground rides and more
  • plenty of food and drink stalls

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Kent County Show

where? Kent Showground, Detling, Maidstone, ME14 3JF

closest resort? Canterbury Reach

when? 5th July – 7th July

time? 8am – 6pm

how much? adults from £22, children from £2.50

other info:

  • a three day event
  • showcasing farming, agriculture and countryside life
  • vintage vehicles, horses, retail stands and more

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Craft & Music Fair

where? Broadstairs, Kent, CT10 1QS

closest resort? Canterbury Reach

when? 10th August – 16th August

time? 10am – 8.30pm

how much? Free

other info:

  • huge array of stalls to browse
  • family entertainment across the week
  • food and drink available

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Sandwich Folk & Ale Festival

where? Sandwich, Kent

closest resort? Canterbury Reach

when? 1st July – 7th July

time? 5pm – 10pm

how much? Free

other info:

  • 3 stages at the weekend
  • food and craft stalls
  • live music and Morris dancers

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Ashford Food & Drink Festival

where? Ashford, Kent

closest resort? Canterbury Reach

when? 1st July – 31st July

time? 10am – 6pm

how much? Free

other info:

  • some events are ticketed
  • various food vendors
  • plenty of entertainment

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Falconry Shows at Belmont

where? Belmont House & Gardens, Throwley Road, Faversham, Kent, ME13 0HH

closest resort? Canterbury Reach

when? 8th August

time? 12.30pm – 2.30pm

how much? adults £7, children £2.50

other info:

  • shows start at 12.30pm and 2.30pm
  • watch a variety of birds on the lawn
  • learn all about the different birds

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